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Sat. February 28th 2015 Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages)
8pm doors at 6pm
Diana Braithwaite is a descendant of the Wellington County pioneers in Canada. With roots in Florida, Diana’s ancestor’s escaped slavery through the Underground Railroad and lived for four generations in Wellington County, the first African-Canadian pioneer settlement in Ontario. Diana combines elements from Nina Simone, Esther Phillips, Lil Green and others to create her own unique authentic blues style. A forceful presence recognized on the Canadian and American blues scene as an artist with a unique sound who is keeping the authentic traditional blues sound alive in the contemporary blues scene today.

Multi-Instrumentalist Chris Whiteley was born in Kansas . Whiteley has performed on over 200 recordings with the likes of Leon Redbone and Blind John Davis. In Canada, Whiteley has received the Blues with a Feeling Award, for lifetime achievement in the blues. In January 2014 Chris Whiteley won the Maple Blues Award for the top blues horn player in Canada--for the 7th time.

Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley have recorded 5 previous albums together with Electro-Fi Records and have toured all over North America , UK and Europe winning numerous awards for their songwriting and albums together.

Tickets $15 advance or $20 reserved at the door.

Ticket reservations are highly recommended.
To make a ticket reservation, please email [email protected] and leave a message including:
- your FULL name
- phone number
- how many tickets you would like
- for what show and date.
The box office is cash only.
Please note that reservations are made for tickets, not tables.
Seating is first-come, first serve. Come early for best seats.
Table reservations will be made for groups of 6 or more that wish to arrive 1 hour prior to showtime.
Doors are generally 6pm show at 8pm. Please check the calendar to confirm.
Cash, credit and debit are accepted in the restaurant.
Ticket reservations will only be held 15 min to showtime unless otherwise noted.

Thank you for supporting live music!

Hermann's Jazz Club
753 View Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1J9
Tel: (250) 388-9166
Fax: (250) 388-5455
[email protected]



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